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Close to the Darius Painter (Trendall); Close to the Hippolyte Painter (Padgett and Herrmann) A. At the center, Dionysos is seated on his cloak and leaning against some striped cushions. He wears a bracelet and holds a phiale in his right hand. In his left hand he holds a thyrsos with a yellow...

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By date unknown: William Randolph Hearst Collection (said to have been in H.I.H. Prince Albrecht of Prussia Collection at unknown date); 1963: with Parke-Bernet Galleries, 980 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y. 21 (Parke-Bernet Galleries auction of William Randolph Hearst Collection, April 5, 1963, lot 99); purchased by Edythe K. Shulman at Parke-Bernet auction of Hearst Collection; loaned to MFA by Edythe K. Shulman, January 11, 1979; returned to Mrs. Shulman, September 20, 1983; gift of Edythe K. Shulman to MFA, December 18, 1985

Credit Line

Gift of Edythe K. Shulman

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical Period, about 345–335 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 039.


Height: 41 cm (16 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World